Art & Crafts
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Painting and Drawing for Adults
Get your ideas out of your sketchbook! Students will enjoy painting in the studio in class and outdoors in an interactive environment. In this class will learn from discussion, group critique, examples of art while honing art skills of observation, gesture, composition, value, color mixing, and brushstroke, etc. The teaching artist demonstrates painting and drawing techniques for portraiture, representing the human form, and landscape, abstraction.
At Peekskill Center: CE-ART 2146PE, $268. 12 Mon., Sept. 20-Dec. 6, 6:30-8:30 pm. #83948
Painting En Plein Air
Students will focus on outdoor landscape painting. Various locations throughout the local area will be selected. Rain dates TBA. Focus will be on color mixing, light and shadow, and composition. Students will be informed of the great plein air traditions of the Impressionists and the Hudson River School painters. Various approaches to landscape painting will be introduced, including water-mixable techniques in oil painting.
At Peekskill Center: CE-ART 2020PE, $268. 8 Sat., Sept. 25-Nov. 13, 10:00 am-1:00 pm. #83949
Mixed Media Printmaking for Adults
Discover innovative ways to make handmade prints in addition to how technology such as computers and jet printers make printing contemporary. Make portrait print based on a photograph, drawing from observation, and imagination. Printmaking projects include tee shirts, posters, and artwork to frame. The instructor will introduce soft linocut, monotype, stenciling, and how to marbleize paper, to create prints on rice paper and other printmaking papers.
At Peekskill Center: CE-ART 2334PE, $300. 8 Tues., Oct. 12-Nov. 30, 6:30-9:30 pm. #83950
Would you like to learn how to draw outrageously funny cartoon characters quickly? How about drawing action figures and super heroes using just 25 basic shapes? Do you want to create fantastic scenes where creatures from another world can roam about freely? Highly instructional class with easy to follow step-by-step instruction taught by a professional cartoonist.
CE-ART 2122, 6 Sat., Sept. 18-Oct. 23, 11:00 am-1:00 pm, Room TBD, $150. V Davis. #83514
This introductory course will explore basic beading techniques. Learn to make jewelry pieces using seed beads of different sizes, shapes, and materials. No experience needed. Materials list provided upon registration.
CE-CRAFT 2000, 5 Thurs., 12:30-3:30 pm, $207. J Johnson.
Sec. A: Sept. 30-Oct. 28, KNC-4. #83568
Sec. B: Nov. 4-Dec 23 (skip 11/25, 12/2 & 9), KNC-4. #83569
Explore drawing with the emphasis on telling a story or complimenting text. Learn basic drawing techniques using a variety of materials such as watercolor, pen and ink, colored pencil and more.
CE-ART 2292, 10 Wed., Sept. 15-Nov. 17, 1:30-4:30 pm, KNC-4, $388. B Waldman. #83651